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  • UTC Unveils High-Res Infrared Imaging Sensor for Navy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UTC Unveils High-Res Infrared Imaging Sensor for Navy

    A sensor business under United Technologies Corp.“™s aerospace systems unit has introduced a new imaging sensor as part of the U.S. Navy“™s Spectral and Reconnaissance Imagery for Tactical Exploitation program. The company said Wednesday that its Sensors Unlimited business has delivered four prototypes of the indium gallium arsenide Near Infrared/Shortwave Infrared sensor to the Navy under a […] More

  • Lockheed Tests Turret Sensor System on UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Tests Turret Sensor System on UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter

    Lockheed Martin has tested a new sensor system onboard a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter to check the product’s capacity to detect and track targets using an airborne platform. Lockheed said Tuesday the 15-inch Infirno turret sensor system completed at least eight flight test hours to demonstrate line-of-sight stability and image quality. The company noted that it developed Infirno with internal investment. Infirno supports ground, airborne and maritime […] More

  • Honeywell, IAI to Jointly Develop UAS Sense & Avoid System; Carey Smith Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Honeywell, IAI to Jointly Develop UAS Sense & Avoid System; Carey Smith Comments

    Honeywell and Israel Aerospace Industries have forged a partnership to develop a sensor system for IAI’s Heron unmanned aircraft systems product line with funds from the Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation. The sense-and-avoid technology will utilize Honeywell“™s software, algorithms, hardware and inputs from various sensors contained in a line-replaceable unit to help track nearby aircraft and avoid collision […] More

  • DRS Launches Small Signals Intell Sensors; Stephen Robillard Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DRS Launches Small Signals Intell Sensors; Stephen Robillard Comments

    DRS Technologies has introduced a new small signals intelligence sensor system, Breaking Defense reported Thursday. Colin Clark writes the Finmeccanica subsidiary designed the ruggedized sensor to fulfill the combat requirements of U.S. troops. Stephen Robillard, DRS vice president for SIGINT business development, told Breaking Defense that he sees the the SIGINT market to grow by tens of millions […] More

  • Matthew Shaw: Battelle Built New Bio-Chem Weapon Sensor to ID Agents Within 24 Hours - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Matthew Shaw: Battelle Built New Bio-Chem Weapon Sensor to ID Agents Within 24 Hours

    Matthew Shaw, vice president and general manager of Battelle“™s CBRNE defense business unit, says the nonprofit organization’s new sensor system works to identify chemical and biological agents after collecting an electronic signatures, Homeland Security Today reported Saturday. Anthony Kimery writes that Battelle will provide the Resource Effective BioIdentification System offering to the departments of Defense and Homeland Security, […] More

  • SAP, University Build Energy Data Collection Sensor System; Steve Lucas Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SAP, University Build Energy Data Collection Sensor System; Steve Lucas Comments

    SAP AG and the University of Guelph have partnered to develop a sensor system for gathering green roof data in an effort to help organizations address energy usage and costs, Computer Dealer News reported Friday. Jeff Jedras writes SAP intends for the Systems of Things research project to combine connectivity, cloud platform, device management, big […] More

  • URS Wins $22M Modification for Navy Submarine Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    URS Wins $22M Modification for Navy Submarine Services

    URS Corp.‘s federal technical services division was awarded a $21,977,441 contract modification to provide professional support services for U.S. Navy submarine systems, the Defense Department announced Thursday. The modification provides additional funding to support submarine towed array systems, associated component systems and hull sensor systems. Under the contract, URS will render professional support services in […] More

  • Lockheed Martin Sensor System for Navy Approved for Development Phase - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Martin Sensor System for Navy Approved for Development Phase

    Lockheed Martin's Infrared Search and Track sensor system for the U.S. Navy achieved a Milestone B approval to proceed into the engineering, manufacturing and development phase. The sensor system increased aircrews' ability to search, track and engage targets in defense threat environments. “The successful Milestone B achievement sets the foundation for delivering IRST capability to […] More

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